BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and SAN DIEGO, CA — Starting today, the fashion-forward Venus by LG becomes available in pink, exclusively from Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network. The perfect gift for the fashionista this holiday season, the Venus' sleek slider design now comes in a sparkly pink finish with the same sizzling mobile features available on the popular black Venus by LG.
The Venus features a 2.0 megapixel camera, VZ NavigatorSM capability, a microSD memory slot that can support up to 8 GB of additional memory, and dual-screen displays, the lower with touch navigation. For music and video fans, the Venus by LG also offers access to V CAST Music, which gives customers access to more than 2.5 million songs that can be purchased and downloaded over-the-air to the phone; and V CAST Video, Verizon Wireless' multimedia service with news, sports and entertainment video clips, 3D games and more. Customers can even browse the Web or text message while listening to the music.
The Venus by LG is available in both pink and black for $199.99 after $50 mail-in rebate and two-year customer agreement. Customers can purchase the Venus at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, including those in Circuit City, by calling 1-800-2 JOIN IN or by visiting www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 63.7 million customers. The largest U.S. wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 68,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About LG Electronics USA, Inc.LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $48.5-billion (2006 consolidated worldwide revenues) global force in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a wide range of digital appliances, digital display and digital media products, and mobile phones under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. For more information, please visit www.LGusa.com.
About LG Electronics Mobile Communications CompanyLG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is the world's leading provider of UMTS (WCDMA), CDMA and GSM handsets, which have been designed to improve the value of customer life. With a total range of wired and wireless solutions, the company is rapidly establishing a global presence and growing its international market share in 3G handsets. For more information please visit www.LGusa.com.####